IFTM and the University of Queensland join forces to offer【1+1 Dual Master's Programme】


IFTM signed an “1+1” dual master's programme cooperation agreement with the University of Queensland (UQ), in offering a dual master's programme. Through the joint programme, eligible students from IFTM are given the opportunity to transfer credits and complete UQ Master of Tourism, Hotel and Event Management degree (MTHEM) while simultaneously completing IFTM master's degree, in as short as two years.


Students under this dual programme will enjoy the cutting edge academic and teaching excellence in tourism, hotel and event management provided by two leading institutions in Macao (China) and in Brisbane (Australia), both joining forces with an aim to foster global management talents in this exciting tourism industry.


“1+1” is available for IFTM master's students studying the following programmes: 


Course Matching:

The following IFTM courses are recognised for the UQ Master of Tourism, Hotel and Event Management (MTHEM).

IFTM courses

UQ courses


TSMT501 Destination & Attractions Management

TOUR7501 Destination Management & Marketing (Travel & Tourism Management Field of Study)


TSMT502 Trends and Issues in Tourism & Leisure

A course under Travel and Tourism Management Field of Study


HOSP501 Hospitality Operations Management

A course under Hotel Management Field of Study


HOSP502 Leadership and Organisational Behavior in Hospitality

HOSP7053 Service Leadership in Hospitality (Hotel Management Field of Study)


TSMT503 Sustainable Tourism Planning and Development

A course under Travel and Tourism Management Field of Study


MGMT501 Research Methods

A course under Unspecified General Elective


MGMT502 Human Resources Management

MGTS7603 Strategic Human Resource Management


MGMT503 Marketing Management

MKTG7501 Fundamentals of Marketing


MGMT504 Finance & Accounting

FINM7409 Financial Management for Decision Makers


MGMT505 Strategic Management

MGTS7303 Principles of Strategic Management


Participating Institutions – University of Queensland:

50th in the 2023 QS World University Rankings

53rd in the 2023 Times Higher Education World University Rankings

8th in the 2022 ShanghaiRanking's Global Ranking of Academic Subjects for Hospitality and Tourism Management



To be eligible for applying for the dual master's programme, applicants must meet the following requirements:

Note: Test scores are considered valid for English Language Proficiency purposes for two years from the date of the test to the date of commencement at the UQ. Certain students (such as native English speakers and those who graduated or studied at a recognized higher education institution) can apply for exemption. More details can be found here.

New applicants interested in this 1+1 can simply follow the normal admission application procedures